E.C. Barton & Co. Buys 56-store Chain by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 6/7/2006 09:25 am Updated 4 years ago E.C. Barton & Co. of Jonesboro, a building materials, lumber and home improvement retailer, has purchased the 56-store Grossman's outlet chain. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.